Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
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Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala COVID mursaleen. While Allah He was happy as you may know by
my dear brothers and sisters and elders, today insha Allah is the concluding coda of the series that we have been doing, called reflect on the Koran. And as we know, we have been using Serato Fatah as the means by which to drive home this message about the importance of reflecting on the Quran, of the importance of understanding the column of Allah subhanho wa Taala of the importance of responding to the column of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And not simply reading it, without understanding or reading it without reflecting on it, because only when we respond to it, then the issue of Amal comes into being that we heard something we understood that thing and what is the
response is to follow it. And that response is absolutely critical because if we do not want the column of Allah subhanaw taala, to become a witness against us, then we have to respond to the Kalam of Allah we have to actually act on the Kalam of Allah subhana wa, as well as Renata to make it easy for us to do that which is pleasing to Him, and with her to make it impossible for us to disobey Him or to do something which leads to his anger and which leads to misguidance.
A lot of people ask a lot of questions. The issue is after the question, what do you do? And
after the question, if you still do something which you now clarify it and you know it is wrong, then so Allah May Allah save us from that kind of a fit.
And that's why we closed last Juma with the Hadith from Muslim Mohammed.
Where So Allah is Allah, Allah Salam talked about being with his brothers and sisters and we ask Allah subhanaw taala to make us among those who may have made dua for but if we want to be among those people who are also allies, our allies, Allah made dua for the single most important element is to follow the Sunnah of masala salah and to reject everything which goes against the Sunnah.
There is no compromise in this there is no
leeway in this there is no scope in this, to interpret the following of the Sunnah in anything other than how it has been interpreted and told to us in the Quran itself, in the case of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and from the oil of all the setup of Salah him that we talk about and we quote and we mentioned and we follow and therefore, there is no scope for anything other than to follow the sun. Now,
what is a matter of great delight and a matter of gray or should be a matter of great happiness is that the following of the Sunnah is something which in itself is so beautiful it is so
and nibbling It is something which is something that that one would probably want to do anyway, irrespective of whether you are told to follow it or not. There is something so beautiful about Asana that there is a I seriously personally think that only somebody only two kinds of people will not follow those and the one who's even is seriously deficient
and the other one who is completely not falling into that because he doesn't know what it what it is. But somebody who knows what it is and then the person goes against the sooner Allah Allah knows best what how do you explain that? How do you explain that?
There are a lot of people who make
who make a lot of you know excuses for leaving the Sunnah I strongly and seriously advise you ignore all of them, reject all of them, follow the one who is worthy of following and that is Muhammad Rasul Allah, Allah
and therefore reject all innovations reject all be that reject everything which goes against the Sunnah to shave your beard is against the sun. I'm sick and tired of saying this again and again. I hope you also get sick and tired of listening to me saying this again and again.
that you asked Allah subhanho wa Taala for this for guidance to the sooner you stood in Salah. And you said, What do you say? Ns Serato Masaki.
You asked for guidance and then you go ahead
break this on? What answer have you got for Allah subhanho? wa Taala? Please think about the answer. Because if you continue on that path, a day will come when you will have to give that answer to Allah Subhana. Allah Himself
made absolutely clear this thing in your mind, I have no doubt about this.
And therefore the question is, I asked for something and then I rejected myself
completely. This is so crazy. It's absolutely insane. I mean, how somebody can do this. We asked for something then rejected, or like, give me this, but I don't want it.
Then why did you ask for it? If you did? If you did not want another mystery? Why did you ask
for whatever you wanted?
Please, sisters, let's stop playing games with ourselves. Let's stop playing games with Allah subhanho wa Taala. As I keep saying to you again and again, I have not nothing personal to gain in this. Whether you follow us or not is for you.
Makes no difference to me one way or the other.
I'm telling you, because it is my duty to tell you if I stood here and I did not tell you if I stood here and if I told you things that you would like to hear, even though I know that those are wrong, that I will have transfer to Allah and that I am not prepared to do not for you, not for anybody.
So please, take charge of your life. Make Toba and change your ways, lest you be held among those who said one thing and did something else. People who angered Allah subhanho wa Taala to the extent where he refused to forgive them. Even if Rasul Allah sallallahu Sallam made dua for them. The people who used to be called the Muna
Toba are clear greedy. May Allah protect us from following that path of people who said something but they had something else in their heart.
We come to the last day of this beautiful Surah Surah Fatiha where Allah subhanaw taala further clarified the meaning of Serato Mr. Kane
sera levena nom de la him
now please remember and understand this, that the draft for guidance is effectively over with a gentle Serato Allah guide me to the
conversation is over matters over
then what is the need for things rattling?
Allah subhanaw taala by saying this is really further clarifying and reiterating what we asked for a Serato master key, what it is, and what it is not. So first, what is a Serato? Mr. Kim? What is sirata levena and I'm dialing him. Consider this, when you want to show someone the way to someplace, and you want to be doubly sure that the person will not make a mistake. What do you say? You say go this way. And not that way. Even though go this way was enough.
But you specifically because you want to make doubly sure that he doesn't take a long time you say go this way, not that way.
And that is what Allah subhanaw taala has taught us to ask for the way of those who received his blessings and earned his pleasure and not the way of those who incurred his anger and who fell into misguidance truly the Quran is radical Gita volare. Buffy the Quran is a book in which there is no doubt, a book which is completely clear, for those whose hearts are pure, and in whose hearts there is no disease of hypocrisy. Truly, my brothers and sisters, let us remember, the Quran will be a witness for us or against us.
We ask Allah subhanaw taala to make the Quran a witness for us.
A witness which we will not be able to deny or refute
a witness who will be listened to and a witness who will intercede for us or who will complain against us. And there is a lesson observed the Quran is an intercessor whose intercession will be accepted.
So ask yourself What do you want the Quran to ask Allah Subhana Allah for you. You want Allah Subhana you want the Quran to say to Allah subhanho wa Taala Oh Allah, this man, this woman attached himself
for yourself to me, they read me they followed me. So forgive them. Or do you want to say Allah, this man, this woman threw me behind their back, and they read me and they understood what I was saying, but they refuse to follow. So throw them in the hellfire.
The Quran will say one of these things.
The Quran will say one of these things, and it's up to us what we want to hear
from the Quran before Allah subhanho wa Taala the Quran is the column of Allah. The Quran is not a created thing. The Quran is not
the Quran is the seufert of Allah Jalla Jalla Jalla and therefore there is no intercessor which is superior to the intercessor or the intersection of the Quran.
So who are these people who earned the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned them in Surah Nisa
Allahu Allah him.
Allah Wa La him Mina, Naveen, I was the DP in our Shahada. He was all up in
And whosoever obeys Allah and the messenger Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, they will be in the company of those on whom Allah subhanho wa Taala bestowed His grace from among the prophets, the Cydia Cohn, the Shahada, the martyrs and the Salah Hoon the righteous people and how excellent these companions are.
My brothers and sisters,
we make dua, O Allah resurrect me with Rasul Allah, Allah, Allah, we may Allah give us the company of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam, yes.
The Quran is telling us how to get the company amama Salah Sir,
please remember that alone is not sufficient. The door alone is not sufficient. The Quran is telling us how to get the company of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam and the other ambia and so on and so on, and Shahada and Solomon, and what is that method? Why am I
the one who obeys Allah, and obeys the messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam who told us to grow our beards and to trim our mustaches. Sorry to be a broken record. But I am a broken record who wants to be a unbroken record before Allah?
Rasool Allah Azza wa sallam specifically ordered and said do not cut your beards. He said, grow your beards, because this is the sign of a Muslim. This is a sign of an oma to Muhammad Salallahu alaihe salam, and it is a sign of a man.
My UT la hora solo.
And if anyone thinks that UT la Rasulullah who is only the beard then they are seriously demented because I am only giving something as an example.
And I want to give this example and explain to you that in Islam, there is not there is no concept of selective obedience. You cannot say See, I'm shaving my beard, but I speak the truth.
So having the beard would not have permitted you to speak lies
seems logical. I shaved my beard but I speak the truth. So if you give a beard it means lying now is helpful for you.
In Islam, what is Islam ask what is Allah subhanaw taala Esteban? Yeah, you know the hollow fist seal me. gaff button completely selective obedience is disobedience. Please understand very clearly.
Allah Allah not only mentioned those who received his blessings and grace But promise to keep those who obey Allah and His Messenger service along with those people to ask yourself, we want to be resurrected with Rasul Allah Allah Salah. And if the answer is yes, then follow his Sunnah. Stop making excuses. Stop fooling yourself because you're not fooling anyone other than yourself.
Allah subhanaw taala also mentioned this matter of following the Sunnah and the reward for it. In totowa, Allah subhanaw taala said
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the first to embrace Islam sabby una
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I've mentioned this many times and I have drawn your attention to this one piece of this ayah for which we must fall in sajida and tank Allah subhanho wa Taala. This ivalice vannatta has had said wasabi una lava una manera mahadji Rena Hualien sorry, about the aloe vera one, this ayah would have been complete in terms of its meaning and in terms of its grammar,
saying that the zavio bonanova loan the first among the Mahajan and viansa who accepted Islam Allah subhanho wa Taala is pleased with them and they are pleased with Allah. The sentence is complete the ayah is complete the meaning is complete.
But what do you say to your
What do you say about your Rob? What do you say about the rahima of Europe? Who did not say this ayah like that. But instead what did he do? He added this piece in it. And what is the piece? What about one Lavina tamao whom be Hassan ba
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Allah. The first one is aluminium, aluminium.
Even people that don't come into this, they are later ones.
These the level of our city or
big difference? We are not here to give status to people. I'm just saying that these are the realities of accepting the deen without question the moment it is presented to.
what is the level of
Allah subhanaw taala say, and those who follow these people to a level of excellence, those who make the effort of following those people to the level of excellence, Allah subhanho wa Taala will keep them with those people.
You want to be with these people you want to be with Russia, you want to be with the people the sabbioni love alone. What must you do? Follow them to the best of your ability. Do what they did. stop yourself from what they stop themselves from.
Doing Don't make excuses. Don't play games with yourself. Don't try to fool yourself. Follow them completely and totally in everything that they did. And then inshallah you and I will have an excuse to Zambia for Allah subhanaw taala and say, Yara, you promised this Please give it to us.
The matter I already mentioned is that if Allah subhanaw taala had chosen not to say this the door or being with the Sahaba would have been closed forever.
The door of being with the Sahaba would have been closed forever. But Alexandra left the door open.
He left the door open for us, for anyone till the Day of Judgment. Who wants to be with the Sahaba you want to be resurrected with Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam you want to be with the company
while he was away?
You want to be in the company of the advisor tomato tomahto meaning you want to be in the company of the Vietnamese Allah, Allah.
door is open.
door is open. All that remains is for us to act.
When the slave recites his lats, I also reflects on what is asking what he is or she is asking Allah for and what he or she needs to do for his drama to be resurrected with this with the ambia with the Olia what he needs to do for this desire to be answered. He makes Toba and he changes his ways to follow the Sunnah of Rasulullah Salaam, which he asked Allah subhanho wa Taala for
And then as I said, you want to make doubly sure we're talking about showing a person a direction and you said go this way. And we said do not go that way. And so also in this ayah Surah, Allah The Nam tala him
and then do not go that way, which is ideal, do we
don't take the wrong path, which is the wrong path, not the way of those who earned your anger, or the way of those who went astray.
When the slave recites this part of the eye, he makes Tama for all those things in his life, which are likely to incur the anger of Allah. And he asked for Allah subhanho wa Taala is forgiveness. And then it looks for all those things, which are really misguidance and he makes Toba and he seeks forgiveness for those things. It is true that this part of the eye is usually translated with a meaning
meaning the Jews and a Bali meaning the Christians, and this translation is not incorrect, it is not wrong. However, it is incorrect to restrict the meaning of this ayah to the Jews and the Christians, for the simple reason that if Allah subhanaw taala wanted to restrict the meaning he would have said, All are not the ways of the Jews and the Christians. There was no need to say
Allah subhanaw taala could have said not the words of the Jews and not the Christians. But Allah did not say that. Instead, Allah subhanaw taala gave us a standard a criterion to judge ourselves. Allah subhanaw taala is concerned with the actions of people. He's not a he's not concerned about their race, or their color or the nationality or whatever. He's not concerned with who they are, is concerned with what they do. So we ask protection of Allah subhanaw taala from all things that anger Allah, and all actions of his guidance. And that's the reason why, as I mentioned earlier,
he said that sort of idea is towba.
reflect that over, cleanses us, converts our sins into good deeds, and saves us from the anger and punishment of Allah. Allah, Allah gives us the opportunity to make Toba every time we stand before him. How much should we thank Allah subhanaw taala for this opportunity? And what do you say about the one who does not take that opportunity, even though that opportunity comes to him multiple times, every single day.
Finally, in conclusion, I want to say to you that I There are two ways to guide somebody. One is to give them a map and tell him to follow the map. Here's a map, you can read, read the map and get to your destination. But the danger with this method is not a bad it's not a wrong method is not a bad method. But it's not a foolproof method. And it's not a foolproof method because it is possible that even though you can read a map that you miss, interpret some direction in the map. Or it is possible that some unexpected situation arises in the course of your journey and you don't know what to do in that situation. The map has not clarified that
and therefore, what is the absolute Surefire foolproof method of guidance? And that method is to send somebody who knows the way send somebody who knows what to do, and simply say to you, follow this man.
and that's exactly what Allah subhanaw taala
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To the Yo, yo, Mama rasulillah Bella movie in in Surah nor Allah say to them Omar, Mohammed Salah Ali salam, obey Allah and obey the messenger. But if you turn away, then then Mohammed Salah Salah is only responsible for the duty placed on him, which is to convey Allah subhanaw taala message and you are responsible for the duty that is placed on you, which is to obey the message. And then Allah said
when to to
a lessor and if you obey Him, you will be on the right guidance.
Please reflect on this ayah Allah said if you obey Mohammed Salah Salah, only then are you on the right guidance. And then Allah subhanaw taala made his Nabhi free from the responsibility of your miss miss our disobedience
Men the responsibility of the messenger is only to guide and only to convey in a clear manner.
The question is, why didn't Allah simply say if you if you obey Allah you are on the right path?
Why did Allah not say if you obey Allah you will be on the right guidance. We seem to think that the sooner is left to our discretion to follow or not to follow as we wish. If that was the case, Allah subhanaw taala would not have said with respect resources Allah if you obey him
please think about me reflect on the Quran Why do you read the Quran in a mindless manner, the is clearly saying, Attila Rasul
Allah and His Messenger matters over What was the need in the same ayah to say once again,
while to to that
same ayah Allah is saying once again, you only if you obey Him, it is Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam you will be on the right guidance. Allah has already said obey the prophets Allah.
So there must be something no great mystery.
That mystery is to follow this one.
Specific lesson if you obey Him, you will be on the right guidance. My brothers and sisters, obedience to the messenger Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam complete and total obedience is a fundamental pillar of Islam. To obey Allah Salah Salem and to follow his Sunnah is fourth. And we will be held accountable for it. To reiterate this, to emphasize this Allah subhanaw taala said my youth yerba Sula, faqad Allah Rahman tala from our Salah Kali ma visa.
Allah says he who obeys Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he obeys the messenger has indeed obeyed Allah.
Oh my utl Rasul Allah, Allah and he and he who turns away, then we have not sent you as a watcher over them.
Again, Allah subhanaw taala is freeing his navvy Salah Salah, from the effects of our disobedience, if you obey Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, then we have obeyed Allah, in which case we are entitled to the benefits of that. And if we disobey Mohammed Salah Salem, then we are on our own.
We are on our there is no door which is going to help you and me. The only door that can help you is your own power.
If you don't do Dawa, and as you continue to disobey the prophets, Allah Allah Allah, Allah, for whatever convoluted, misguided reason is in your mind, then May Allah subhanaw taala protect you, because nobody else can.
Unless Randall also mentioned what he will do in the dunya for those who obey and follow the messengers, Allah
is not a one way street. There are
lots and lots of good news. And there's also
a promise of punishment for those who disobey.
Now what is the Bashara? What is the good news? Allah?
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that is certainly he will grant them khilafah on the earth
as he granted to those before them, and that he will grant them the authority to practice their religion without fear that which he has chosen for them which is Islam. And He will surely give them in exchange security after their fear. He will change their fear into a state of security.
provided they worship Me and do not associate anything in worship with me.
But whosoever disbelieved after this, they are the rebellious people. They are the farcical Allah subhanaw taala in this day,
Yeah, obedience to the messenger sallallahu sallam. And following his way, the Sunnah is not only to earn the afra, but also
the way to earn power and authority and wealth and influence in the dunya. Allah subhanaw taala showed us this, in this in the life of the Sahaba itself, the mobile Syrian has said that this ayah has already come true.
Meaning that it will come again and again, it will happen every time because these are the standards which are saved. But it's not that you don't have to sit and wait for when will this happen, it has already happened. And we know this from the history of Islam.
Allah showed us that he took a group of people who were nobody in the in their time, they had no influence that they were ignored by the rest of the world. And he gave them power and authority over the superpowers of that time. And for 1000 years, this continued, and the flag of Islam dominated the world. It was only when Muslims forgot the reason for their victory and allowed themselves to be corrupted, and gave in to the same greed and chasing after dunya that the rest of the world does. Then the responsibility of khilafah was taken away from them, and they became slaves. I remind myself when you that slavery is a state of mind, not a state of physical confinement. A nation does
not lose its glory and fall until it destroys itself from within.
What do you say about the people who have the formula for success, but refuse to use it and go around searching for solutions in places where they don't exist? We live in a world that has lost the plot. A world that is full of self created hardship, suffering, oppression and inequity. A world that refuses to recognize that it is the creator of its own state, and yet we have the solution, refuse to use it ourselves, or to teach it to others. ask Allah subhanaw taala to give us a trophy to reflect on his column, and to make Toba and change our lives so that we may be resurrected with Mohammed Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam in Sabah and that we may be given the company in general asked
Allah subhanaw taala to be pleased with all of you, and to help you and accept your doors and to use you for the purpose of guiding all of mankind to the path that is chosen by Allah subhanho wa Taala for us, was Allah Allah Allah Allah, Allah Karim Allah Allah. He was a big man